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The venture capital and private equity firms invested $7.5m each into BioConsortia, a technology company that has developed a system to improve crop productivity.
India's CropIn Technology Solutions has attracted investment from the $20m BSP Fund as well as Ankur Capital.
Hot off its micronutrient company exit last month, the venture capital firm is launching its biggest fundraising yet, targeting $125m.
OnFarm, the agriculture data technology company, raised $800,000 in convertible notes through online fundraising platform AgFunder. The offering was twice oversubscribed.
Global Water Development Partners, established by Blackstone and two ex-IFC employees, wants to work with large institutions and investors in improving water infrastructure worldwide.
HoneyComb Corp, the drone technology firm, raised $150,000 from Oregon BEST and Portland Development Commission for product development.
Agriculture and food technology could be a good hedge for farmland investors as VC firms hope to improve productivity, according to Omnivore Partner's Mark Kahn.

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